Delaware Court Ordered Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

Many people struggling with substance abuse also find themselves facing legal difficulties. Patients and their loved ones know that the root of many of these legal problems stems from the illegal substances and that finding the right treatment can make it possible for the patients to take control of their lives again. Court-ordered treatment in Delaware may be the arrangement that provides the desired solution.

The majority of arrests in 2009 were related to drugs. Within that category along, more than 80 percent were drug possession charges. A separate survey completed in Delaware found that 61,000 people admitted to using illicit drugs in the previous month while another 165,000 admitted to binge alcohol drinking. These numbers indicate the importance of local court-ordered rehab facilities.

What Is Court-Ordered Rehab?

Court-ordered rehab is used as a part of sentencing or as a condition for release for defendants who meet certain criteria. Although every person will have to discuss their case with a lawyer to see if court-ordered rehab will work for them, generally those who have committed nonviolent crimes who do not have prior arrests will have the best chance. Some defendants will receive rehab in replacement for prison time, while others will have a shortened period in prison along with a period in rehab. Some judges may also mandate rehab as a condition for probation, parole, or pretrial release.

Court-ordered rehab can also describe a number of different types of rehab. Often defendants can choose a facility from a list of approved treatment centers, so they can find one that best fits their needs and budget. There are regularly options for both inpatient and outpatient treatment as well as traditional and alternative methods.

The Success Of Court-Ordered Rehab

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, patients who undergo court-ordered treatment have similar recovery outcomes to those who enter treatment on their own initiative. Many patients cite legal pressure as a motivation for maintaining sobriety and those who face legal consequences for not completing rehab also tend to have higher attendance rates and may stay with their programs longer. These factors can help positively impact the success rates of long term recovery.

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Court-Ordered Rehab In Delaware

Patients and their loved ones looking for court-ordered rehab options in Delaware will find a number of different facilities across the state. Learn More About Court Ordered Programs In Delaware

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